Arbacia punctulata (Lamarck, 1816)
Purple-spined sea urchin
Arbacia punctulata
photo by O'Keefe, Jo

Family:  Arbaciidae ()
Max. size: 
Environment:  benthic; brackish; marine; depth range 0 - 225 m
Distribution:  Western Atlantic Ocean: Belize.
Diagnosis:   
Biology:  This species are exclusively found in the Thalassia beds, a lagoonal mangrove cay (Ref. 86574)
IUCN Red List Status: Not Evaluated (N.E.) Ref. 123251)
Threat to humans: 
Country info:   
 

Entered by: Sorongon-Yap, Patricia - 11.12.05
Modified by: Polido, Rubyann Robelle - 16.08.17

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